Welcome to the Empress Hotel blog! Stay up-to-date on everything that's going on around our boutique hotel in La Jolla, San Diego. Featuring events, things to do and special offers, our hotel blog will keep you current on all of the latest happenings and nearby attractions, including La Jolla Cove, Torrey Pines Golf Course, UC San Diego and more.
Did you know that America's largest balloon parade takes place right here in San Diego? On Tuesday, December 27, gigantic floating balloons take over the streets of the city along with marching bands and drill teams at the Holiday Bowl Parade. Continue reading
"Christmas in the Future" is the theme of this year's La Jolla Christmas Parade and Holiday Festival, which takes over the streets of the village on Sunday, December 4. Cheer on the colorful procession of marching bands, floats, and vintage cars. Continue reading
Featuring tasting events, pairing classes, and a gorgeous waterfront backdrop, the San Diego Bay Wine + Food Festival is Southern California's largest culinary celebration. Sip, sample, and savor your way through the weeklong event on November 14-20. Continue reading